Unleavened bread: benefits, nutritional values, recipe

 , Naturopath

Unleavened bread it is an unleavened bread, with a low glycemic index, with a good energy supply and particularly digestible. Let's find out better.

> 1. Properties and benefits of unleavened bread

> 2. Calories and nutritional values

> 3. Production of unleavened bread

> 4. Recipe for unleavened bread

Unleavened bread: benefits, nutritional values, recipe



Properties and benefits of unleavened bread 

Unleavened bread is unleavened bread. It has the same nutritional values ​​as common bread, with the difference of a lower water intake and a higher calorie content. It is a food ideal for those suffering from yeast intolerance and therefore of all pathologies attributable to the presence of yeast such as digestive disorders. 

The presence of starch causes the unleavened bread help keep you in line, within a correct and varied diet, because it is a food that gives a sense of satiety and, moreover, is digested more slowly.

The unleavened bread has a low level of glycemic contents. The fiber and starch contained in it help keep the glucose present in the blood in balance


Calories and nutritional values

 Thanks to the presence of its ingredients it has a higher energy supply than ordinary bread, in fact it has a caloric content equal to 377 kcal per 100 g of product.

These characteristics mean that it is not a dietary food and therefore not indicated in low-calorie diets. 


The properties of wholemeal millet flour used to make unleavened bread


Production of unleavened bread

Also known as Jewish bread, unleavened bread is highly valued for its intense flavor. It is prepared in a very simple way, because you only need flour, warm water, extra virgin olive oil and salt.

Few ingredients for a simple and light preparation suitable for those who cannot consume the common bread prepared with yeast. Unleavened bread can be prepared both in the oven and in a pan.


Unleavened bread recipe


  • 300 g flour
  • 150 g of whole wheat flour
  • 100 ml of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch of salt


Take a container and pour in the two flours. Dissolve the salt in about 200ml of warm water and pour this solution into the container containing the flours.

Mix everything by adding the oil to this mixture. Work until you get a soft and elastic dough.

Let the dough rest inside the container covered with a cloth for about an hour.

After the rising time, divide the dough into loaves and form discs that will be pricked on the surface and brushed with oil. Bake these discs for about 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 200 ° C


Unleavened bread is suitable in the diet for those suffering from abdominal bloating


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